Clinical heart and lung transplantation

McGregor, Christopher G.A.; Jamieson, Stuart W.
June 1985
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/8/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6483, p1682
Academic Journal
Examines the therapeutic problems of patients with clinical heart and lung transplantation. Efforts of doctors to reduce problems associated with transplants; Difficulty on diagnosis of rejection of the transplant by recipient; Evaluation of patients discharged from hospitals.


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